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Fatal collision #54/2018,
Queen Street East near Hamilton Street

Broadcast time: 19:10
Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Traffic Services

Case #: 2018-1860748

On Monday, October 8, 2018, at 8:15 p.m., police responded to a call for a Personal Injury Collision at Queen Street East near Hamilton Street.

It is reported that:

- a 61-year-old man was riding a bicycle eastbound on Queen Street East near Hamilton Street

- the cyclist lost control of his bicycle, falling to the ground, and was struck by the passing streetcar

The cyclist suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced at the scene

The investigation is ongoing by members of Traffic Services.

Police are asking local residents, business, and drivers, who may have security or dash-camera footage of the area or incident, to contact investigators.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1900, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

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Gary Long, Corporate Communications, for Sergeant Alex Crews, Traffic Services